Former Meadowdale football coach retires after 36 years
Mark Steward led Mavericks to 7 state playoff berths
Last updated 11/7/2021 at 7:16pm
The smiles and hugs could be seen all over the gridiron Friday, Oct. 29 at Everett's Goddard Stadium.
Mariner High School of Everett had just beaten Jackson High School of Mill Creek 33-13 to wrap up the 2021 season. It was the Marauders' fourth victory of the season.
But the celebration on the field had more to do with a coach than the results of a game.
After a 36-year career, including 13 at Meadowdale High School and the last six as head coach at Mariner, Mark Stewart has stepped down from his position with the Marauders.
Stewart spent the bulk of his high school coaching career at Mea...